Wellbeing at Work Event
October 2018

Wellbeing at Work Event, Toronto

The Event

Learn from the experts and create an engaged workforce, improve productivity and reduce absenteeism

The Wellbeing at Work Event is a one-day conference in central Toronto for HR professionals and business leaders. Come and learn from experts and peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organizational performance in companies across Canada, US and globally.

Global communications and technologies are changing the world of work and employers are continuing to ask more of their employees. The Wellbeing at Work Event aims to provide a forum for businesses to hear, meet and discuss wellbeing initiatives with leading experts and practitioners to equip businesses with the tools to introduce or improve wellbeing programmes in the workplace.

The Event will include a programme of influential speakers, debating panels, workshops and networking sessions where delegates can ask questions, exchange ideas and share experiences on a subject that will change the world of work forever.

  • Increase staff attendance

    An average sized firm with 250 employees is estimated to make an estimated loss of $500,000 annually, due to sickness absenteeism.

  • Outperform your competitors

    Organizations that prioritise employee engagement and wellbeing outperform competitors by at least 10%.

  • Improve staff retention

    A highly engaged workforce has the potential to reduce staff turnover by up to 87%.

  • Learn from the experts

    The total cost from mental health problems to the Canadian economy exceeds $50 billion annually and mental health problems and illnesses among working adults in Canada cost employers more than $6 billion in lost productivity from absenteeism, presenteeism and turnover.

2017 Speakers

Our 2018 speakers will be announced next year
Inas Assaad

Senior Global Benefits Manager, Air Canada

Shelley DaCosta

VP Total Rewards & Employee Experience, HR, RSA Canada

Nadine Orr

Vice President, Pensions and Benefits, Human Resources, Royal Bank of Canada

Jerry Boyer

CEO, One Million Acts of Innovation

Candace DiCresce

Senior Director Safety & Well-being, Rogers

Brian Cassidy

Director, Environment, Health & Safety, Purolator, Inc

Bronwyn Ott

Manager of Benefits & Wellbeing, Unilever

Lisa Chang

Director of People & Culture, Uberflip

Fadi Dawood

Senior Research Fellow, NATO Association of Canada

Kelly Davis

SVP, HR Loss Prevention & Customer Service, Town Shoes

Dr John Kennedy

Founder, Encardia Wellness

Eddie Wright

Senior Organizational Consultant, Integrated Health Solutions, Sun Life Financial

Sari Sairanen

Director of Health and Safety, Unifor

Michelle McRae

Team Lead, Wellness Unit, Ontario Provincial Police

Jill Hewlett

Brain Fitness Expert & Author

Event News

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Our Sponsors

The companies that support our event and vision
Encardia Wellness
The next generation of workforce stress management
Informative platform for the workplace of the future
Helix Healthcare Group
World class treatment for addiction & mental health challenges
Sun Life Financial
A leading international financial services organization
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients.

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